My friend has this trilogy and has let a number of friends read it. When one friend was returning it to her, I became the happy recipient of the trilogy to read.
First, I think I need to read more “teen” books because I read them much faster than other books. Ha! I think it also has a lot to do with the fact that I have been walking and reading on the treadmill almost every day and reading before bed.
The story takes place in the future. There are 12 “cities” and once a year, girls and boys between the ages of 12-18 get their names in a drawing to be part of “The Hunger Games.” This is a televised event where these kids fight to the death. There’s a love triangle, blood, futuristic creatures…what’s not to like?
It was a good book. There was some action, some fun twists and it was overall, pretty creative. I can see why teens like it…the mushy love crap going on. Oh blah blah…”I don’t realize I love this one guy, I might love this other guy, but then there’s the first guy again…Oh what is a girl to do?” Thankfully the blood and sci-fi nature evened out the mush.
Can you tell I am not much for sappy things?
With that said…I am a sucker for trilogies and as soon as I finished this book, I started reading the next one! Let’s see what hijinks these crazy kids get into next!